Volvo : Peace Of Mind

It seems the fun never stops at Volvo when it comes to technological developments. According to engadget this morning, Volvo have installed heartbeat sensors as a security mechanism in the new breed of the S80.

Why would you want a heartbeat sensor? To alert you to a loved one’s medical condition while you drive? No chance!

The new Volvo S80 Heartbeat Sensor is designed to detect intruders heartbeats, to read their fear, and alert you via a wireless alarm on your key chain to the fact that there’s an intruder lying in the backseat waiting to kidnap you. Seriously. Begs the question of course that if s/he has already figured out how to get into your car without setting off the alarm that they might well have cracked the sensor.

Peace of mind for the paranoid driver I think!

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